Bloomberg Law
Jan. 23, 2023, 8:50 PMUpdated: Jan. 24, 2023, 4:06 PM

Yuga Labs Lobs More Trademark Lawuits in Bored Apes NFT Row (1)

Riddhi Setty
Riddhi Setty

Yuga Labs Inc. accused developers of an NFT market of tricking consumers into buying counterfeit versions of Yuga Labs’ Bored Ape Yacht Club NFTs.

The two lawsuits, filed in the District of Nevada and Northern District of New York Friday, allege that Ryan Hickman and Thomas Lehman are central parts of the team enlisted by conceptual artist Ryder Ripps to create copycat “RR/BAYC” NFTs using Bored Ape’s images and part of its name.

It’s the latest in an ongoing fight Yuga Labs has waged over the viral Bored Apes with Ripps and the team behind RR/BAYC.

The company sued Ripps ...

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